International Gliding Competition

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th October 1947.

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Photo of Lieut-Colonel Sir Walter Bromley-Davenport Lieut-Colonel Sir Walter Bromley-Davenport , Knutsford 12:00 am, 29th October 1947

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Civil Aviation whether his attention has been called to the fact that the British Gliding Association has notified the International Aeronautical Federation that it will be unable to stage the international gliding championships in Britain next year as a result of petrol restrictions and other economic difficulties; and whether, in view of the importance of assisting the gliding movement, he will intervene in this matter with a view to modifying this decision.